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Baptiste Valette Pear (semi-dwarf)

$27.50 - $35.00
An old French variety from around 1895 with white, buttery flesh, early to mid-season. Hedrick U.P. (1921). Twenty-ninth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II, The Pears of New York, Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the year 1921...
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Belle Lucrative Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Another wonderfully historic pear variety about which much more is written in our reference than there is space for here. Belle Lucrative is of Flemish origin. In 1831 it was growing in the London Horticultural Society’s gardens at Chiswick,...
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Beurre Diel Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
A chance seedling found in 1805, by M. Meuris the head gardener for Dr. Van Mons at the Chateau of Perck near Vilvoorde. Van Mons named it in honour of his friend Dr. Augustus Frederick Adrien Diel, a distinguished German pomologist. Lemon-yellow, rough,...

Beurre Easter Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Seems to have originated in the gardens of the Capucin Monastery at Louvain, Belgium, where there was recorded, about 1823, an old pear tree known to the monks as the Pastorale de Louvain. As the variety attracted attention it became widely...

Beurre Hardy Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
A French pear raised in about 1820 by M. Bonnet, Boulonge-sur-Mer, France. Acquired by M. Jean-Laurent Jamin, a nurseryman near Paris, who named it in honour of M. Hardy Director and Professor of Arboriculture at the Garden of Luxembourg. It was...
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Clapp's Favourite Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Raised by Thaddeus Clapp of Dorchester, Massachusset, USA. Fruits have white, juicy flesh with a sweet flavour. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0 Pollination: cross pollination with another European...
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Conference Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Common commercial variety in UK, has good disease resistance and is partially self-fertile. Raised by pomologist Thomas Francis Rivers at Rivers Nursery Sawbridgeworth. Exhibited at the National British Pear Conference after which it was named. Awarded a...
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Corella Pear (Forelle) (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Also called Forelle. Forelle is the German word for trout and the colouration, and with imagination the shape, of a ripe Corella pear is reminiscent of a trout at spawning. Small to medium in size. Corella pears are great eaten fresh or in a salad...
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Doyenne Du Comice Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
One of the finest flavoured pears, from trial beds in the Comice Horticole, Angers, Department of Maine-et-Loire, France in mid-19th century. First fruited in 1849. Introduced to England in 1858 by Sir Thomas Dyke Acland. Skin smooth with russet...
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Faccia Rosa Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Originating in Sicily, the name means Red Face. Cocktail size yellowy green fruit with red cheek. Soft, sweet and juicy. Pollination Group: Lemon Bergamot, Corella are ideal or any other European pear tree Size: to approx. 3 metres...
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Flemish Beauty Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Early 19th century variety that was once a leading commercial variety in eastern regions of America. The parent tree is thought to have been a wilding found in a wooded area near Alost, East Flanders, Belgium about 1800. It has many synonyms, but the...